Purpose: To advance financial literacy in the State of New Hampshire through an educational tournament which will empower high school students to apply classroom-based financial education in a contest of knowledge and skills. The topics are based on the Jump$tart National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education.
The Standards (Students Answer Questions in Each “Standards” Category):
Spending and Saving
Credit and Debt
Employment and Income
Risk Management and Insurance
Financial Decision Making
Teams complete the first round of competition online and then the nine-highest scoring teams face off in a live state competition to crown a state champion. In 2017, the teams who competed for the state crown were: Concord High School – Goffstown High School – Mascoma Valley Regional High School – Merrimack High School – Moultonborough Academy – Newfound Regional High School – Pinkerton Academy – Raymond High School – Winnacunnet High School. Merrimack High School successfully defended its championship crown and became the 2017 State Champion.
Important FinlIt300 Dates
October 6, 2017 Coach Registration Opens
February 23, 2018 Coach Registration Ends
March 5, 2018 Online competition opens
March 28, 2018 Online competition ends
May 1, 2018 State Championship in Concord, NH
Thank you to this year’s FinLit300 Sponsors!